plural noun
De·​mat·​i·​a·​ce·​ae | \ də̇ˌmatēˈāsēˌē, (ˌ)dēˌ- \

Definition of Dematiaceae

: a family of imperfect fungi (order Moniliales) having hyphae, conidia, or both that are dark colored, brownish, or black

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Other Words from Dematiaceae

dematiaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Dematiaceae

New Latin, from Dematium, type genus (from Greek demation small cord, rope, diminutive of dema band) + -aceae

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“Dematiaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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